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We're Still Rolling! - Todavia'estamos rodando!

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Please join us for a celebration to kick-off the year round bus service!

We're Still Rolling!

Beginning Tuesday, October 9, 2018 The WAVE will roll-out year round service! For the first time in Island history residents will officially have public transportation all winter with easier access to work, shopping, recreation and holiday activities.
Earlier this year, the Nantucket Regional Transit Authority (NRTA) kicked off the year round service with a ribbon cutting and celebration under the new porch at the Greenhound Building on Washington Street.  The Mid-Island Loop, Miacomet Loop and Sconset via Old South Road route began operating in time for the 2018 Daffodil Festival.  Beginning October 9th these same three routes will continue to operate weekdays from 7:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and weekends from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. throughout the winter.

In addition to the new porch at the Greenhound Building on Washington Street, the Nantucket NRTA has also partnered with ReMain Nantucket LLC to provide riders with other important amenities to make riding the bus easier.  Two new shelters will be constructed at the Landmark House stop on Orange Street and at the Dave Street stop on Pleasant Street with other existing shelters located at Tom Nevers and The Muse bus stops.   The shelters will be equipped with solar panels to provide light during the early winter evenings when the buses will still be operating.  The Greenhound Building will also remain open daily from 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. throughout the winter.

According to Jason Bridges, NRTA Board Chair, “We are very excited about rolling out the first year round public transportation on Nantucket.”

Those that wish to purchase passes may do so at the following reduced prices at the NRTA office at 20R South Water Street.  Passes are valid until December 31, 2018.  2019 passes will be available for purchase in December 2018.

Pass Category


Annual Adult $100
Annual Commuter $75
Nantucket Student $40
Other Student $75
Annual Reduced (Senior/Disabled/Veteran's and Active Military Personnel) $25

The NRTA is encouraging everyone to visit and register for the Where’s My Bus app to access real-time information about bus locations throughout the winter.  Copies of the 2018 Winter Rider’s Guide are available at the Greenhound Building, Visitor Services, Chamber of Commerce, NRTA Administrative office and on all buses.  Or visit the NRTA website at

Previous Public Notices

Season Passes, Summer 2018
YEAR ROUND SERVICE! - Servicio Durante Todo el Ano!, April 2018
Fare Increase Notice, March 2018
Notice of Disabled Representative for NRTA Advisory Board, February 2018
Notice of Public Hearing, November 2017
Year Round Transit Study Update, Summer 2017
Information Assistant and Revenue Collecion/Processing Clerks, April 2017
Notice Of Disabled Representative For NRTA Advisory Board, Winter 2016
Invitation For Bid Supply And Delivery Of Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel Fuel, Fall 2016
Request For Proposal Seasonal Transit Management, Fall 2016
Sale of Used Vehicles, June 2016
Request for input for NRTA's Year-Round Transit Study
, Jan. 2016
Disabled Representative for NRTA Advisory Board, Dec. 2015
Van Service Request for Proposal, Nov. 18 2015
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise - Goal Setting Technology,
Sept. 2015
Goal Setting Methodology Document - Sept. 2015


The Wave • Nantucket Regional Transit Authority • 20-R S. Water Street • Nantucket, MA 02554 • 508.228.7025